Mehr Sher is an investigative reporter who covers the environment across Maine for the Bangor Daily News, a Report for America corps member and a Pulitzer Center reporting fellow. She began her journalism career in Pakistan, where she was based for over six years. She graduated from Columbia Journalism School in 2022.
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Most university-going Afghan women who were born in the last two decades and grew up with more liberties are not accustomed to a restricted way of life. Unable to complete their degrees, they are confined to their homes in the midst of a looming economic collapse and an exacerbated humanitarian crisis.